Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine:

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Traditional Chinese

Veterinary Medicine:

From Dragon Legend to Modern Practice


—龙的传人迈入 21 世纪

Proceedings of

The 3rd Chinese Veterinary Conference (CVC)/14th International TCVM Annual Conference

Co-hosted by: Chinese Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), China National Society of TCVM, China

Chi Institute, USA

Edited by: Xiuhui Zhong, Aituan Ma, Lisa Trevisanello and Qingbo Wang Cover Design: Zhen Zhao and Jessi Brannan

Conference Organizing Committee:

Jianqin Xu, DVM (President of the National Society of TCVM, Professor of China Agricultural University) Xiuhui Zhong, DVM PhD (Dean and Professor of the College of TCVM, Agricultural University of Hebei, China) Zhongjie Liu, DVM PhD (Service Chief and Professor of TCVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University)

Qingbo Wang, DVM (Associate Executive Director of the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association, China)

Huisheng Xie, DVM PhD (Clinical Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, USA)

Chi Institute Press

Edition first published 2012 ©2012 Chi Institute Press


This document is intended for educational purposes. It is designed for use by licensed veterinarians who have been trained in traditional Chinese veterinary medicine (TCVM) diagnosis and Chinese herbal materia medica and prescriptions. Much of the information in this book is based upon clinical observations and classical TCVM literature. The authors and publishers make no claims about the effectiveness of the products described in the notes.

ISBN: 978-1-934786-40-6

Published by Chi Institute Press 9700 West Hwy 318 Reddick, FL 32686 USA Tel: 352.591.2141 Fax: 352.591.2854

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Copyright © 2012 by the publisher. No parts of this handbook may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or photocopy without the prior written permission from the publisher.




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CHAPTER 1-Small Animals


Treatment of Chinese Herbs on Different Diarrhea in Cat and Dog ... 3 

Jianqin Xu, Zili Wang, Wuren Ma, Peng Yin 

Acupuncture Treatment of Nerve Dysfunction ... 16 

Zhongjie Liu, Ph.D 

Massage Therapy for Dog and Cat ... 21 

Jingrong He, Jianqin Xu, Zili Wang, Peng Yin 

The Acupuncture Therapy and its Mechanism of Canine Discopathy... 24 

Wu Chen, Daixun Jiang, Zhisong Lu, Yishan Chen, Gebin Li, Jia Li, Hong Dong, Xiang Mu 

Medication of Cough Caused by Common Cold in Dogs ... 32 

Kai Fan, DVM 

TCVM for Lymphoma in Dogs ... 36 

Huisheng Xie, DVM, MS, Ph.D 

An Integrative Approach to the Treatment of Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs ... 48 

Gregory Todd, DVM 

Combining Traditional and Conventional Therapeutic Tools for the Treatment

of Chronic Cholangiohepatitis Complex-Triaditis in the Cat ... 59 

Gregory Todd, DVM 

The Validation of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM)

in the Treatment of Canine Paralysis with Clinical Results ... 73 

Larry D. McCaskill, DVM, CVA 

Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture on the Intraocular Pressure in Normal Beagle Dogs ... 92 

José Zilberschtein, Maria C. Tovar, Joelson C. Silva, Francisco G. Cano 

Fractures Repair with External Coaptation and Herbal Supplements “OsteoMend”

in Toy Breed Dogs ... 103 

Jiujia Wen, DVM, MS; K.A. Johnston, DVM 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the Use of TCVM ... 116 

Stuart Ray Rosenburg, DVM, CVA 

Osteoarthritis / Bony Bi Syndrome and the Use of TCVM ... 121 

Stuart Ray Rosenburg, DVM, CVA 

TCVM Treatment of the First Diagnosed Canine Case of Open Lip Schizencephaly... 127 

Aituan Ma, MS, Ph.D; Huisheng Xie, DVM, MS, Ph.D 

How to use TCVM for the Treatment of Seizures ... 132 



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CHAPTER 2-Equine


TCVM Diagnosis and Treatment for Infertility in Mares ... 141 

Xiuhui Zhong, Ph.D, DVM; Yantao Zhao, Ph.D, DVM 

Combination of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture to Treat Fibrous

Osteodystrophy in Horse ... 155 

Bendong Fu, Haiqing Shen, Pengfei Yi, Xubin Wei 

Diagnosis and Treatment of Laminitis by Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine ... 169 

Ying Yang, DVM, Ph.D 

Diagnosis and Treatment of Equine Gastrointestinal Diseases withTCVM………..….180

Yanming Wei, DVM, Ph.D

Effect of Dang Gui Cong Rong Tang on Clinical Cases ... 207 

Hongde Zhang, DVM; Xinghua Zhao, DVM, Ph.D; Xiuhui Zhong, Ph.D 

Applications of Sheng Zi Ding (SZD, a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine)

to Animal-Reproduction ... 215 

Ming Yan, Fei Wu, Quanxin Zhang 

Acupuncture for Facial Paralysis in Horses ... 218 

Jose Zilberschtein Juffe, DVM, MS, CVA, CVRh, Ph.D 

Acupuncture for Radial Paralysis in Horses ... 221 

Jose Zilberschtein Juffe, DVM, MS, CVA, CVRh, Ph.D 

Acupuncture for Treatment of Rectal Prolapse in Horses ... 224 

Jose Zilberschtein Juffe, DVM, MS, CVA, CVRh, Ph.D 

Anatomic, Histologic, and Thermographic Characteristics of Acupoint GV-26 in

the Horse and Their Utility in Anaesthetic Recovery ... 227

Jose Zilberschtein Juffe, DVM, MS, CVA, CVRh, Ph.D

Acupuncture for the Treatment and Diagnosis of Lameness in Racehorses in Japan ... 233 

Kosei Yamagiwa, DVM, CVA, CCVH 

The use of Acupuncture Diagnostic Points in 259 Equine Cases ... 242 

Antonio Alfaro, DVM, CVA 

How to Treat Back Problems in Horses: An Integrative Approach ... 247 

Antonio Alfaro, DVM, CVA 

TCVM for Diagnosis and Treatment of Foot Lameness in Horses... 252 

Huisheng Xie, DVM, MS, Ph.D 

CHAPTER 3-Other Species


The Application of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in Rare Bird Disease

Control and Prevention ... 279 

Zhiming Lai, Dayou Shi, Xinggang Tang, Yitian Chen, Baoyu Chen 

An Introduction to TCVM in Exotic Animal Medicine ... 285 

Christine Eckermann-Ross, DVM, CVA, CVCH 

The Use of Traditional Chinese Herbal Formulas in the Long Term Management of an

Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncates) with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma ... 298 

Connie L Clemons-Chevis DVM, CVA, Pat Clough DVM, Huisheng Xie DVM, MS, PhD 


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CHAPTER 4-Miscellaneous


The Longitudinal Muscle System ... 307 

Michelle Tilghman, DVM, CVA, CCRP 

New Aquapuncture Material: PRP ... 317 

Antonio Alfaro, DVM, CVA, Alicia López, DVM, CVA 

Preliminary Assessment of Adverse Effects of Chinese Herbal Medicine ... 322 

Lisa Trevisanello, DrMedVet, CVA 

Examination of Bacterial Infection Due to Acupuncture (Case Study) ... 335 

Yukiko Abe, DVM, CVA 

Yuan Heng Liao Ma Ji and its Contribution to World Veterinary Medicine ... 338  Lindsey Wedemeyer, MA, VetMB, CVA, CVH, MRCVS 

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in the World: Present and Future ... 345 

Huisheng Xie, DVM, MS, Ph.D; Aituan Ma, MS, Ph.D 

Clinical Application of Veterinary Electric Spoon Needle ST-1 ... 373 

Ming Yan, Wentao Guo, Quanxin Zhang 


Cross-reference of Chinese Name and Meridian Name of Equine Acupoints ... 377



Cross-reference of Chinese Name and Meridian Name of Canine Acupoints ... 387



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